Hanwha SolarOne announces new COO
Shanghai, China - Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Tai Seng PNG as its new chief operating officer (COO).
Mr. PNG's appointment will become effective immediately. Mr. PNG has over five years of experience in the solar PV industry, and over 26 years of experience in manufacturing companies. Most recently he served as the vice president of operations at Talesun Solar. Prior to that, Mr. PNG served as vice president of operations for several solar companies in China, including Jinko Solar, Canadian Solar and Trina Solar. Mr. PNG holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic.
Mr. Ki-Joon HONG, Chief Executive Officer of Hanwha SolarOne, commented, "We are pleased to have Mr. PNG join us as our new COO. We are confident that his many years of operations management experience, knowledge of solar PV companies and proven track record in leadership will enable us to further enhance the efficiency of our business. The position of COO is increasingly important to us as we strive to reduce our processing costs to become one of the top three global PV companies. Mr. PNG will be a strong addition to our team."